Clinical Research Manager - Oncology - Montreal


Offre publiée le 2024-03-27


ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organization. We’re proud to foster an inclusive environment driving innovation and excellence, and we welcome you to join us on our mission to shape the future of clinical development.

What you will be doing :

This role is primarily accountable for the end-to-end performance and project management forassigned protocols in a country in compliance with ICH / GCP and country regulations,sponsor policies and procedures, quality standards and adverse event reportingrequirements internally and externally.

The CRM could be responsible for a particular study for several countries in a cluster.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to :

  • Main Point of Contact (POC) for assigned protocols and link between Country Operations and clinical trial team (CTT).
  • Responsible for project management of the assigned studies : pro-actively plans, drives and tracks execution and performance of deliverables / timelines / results to meet country commitments from feasibility and site selection, recruitment, execution and close out.
  • Accountable for performance for assigned protocols in a country in compliance with ICH / GCP and country regulations, sponsor policies and procedures, quality standards and adverse event reporting requirements internally and externally.
  • Reviews Monitoring Visits Reports and escalates performance issues and training needs to CRA manager and / or functional vendor and internal management as needed.
  • Performs Quality control visits as required.
  • Leads local study teams to high performance : trains in the protocol other local roles, closely collaborates with and supports CRAs as protocol expert and coordinates activities across the different local country roles ensuring a strong collaboration (including the CTC, CRAs and COM).
  • Responsible for creating and executing a local risk management plan for assigned studies.
  • Ensures compliance with CTMS, eTMF and other key systems in assigned studies.
  • Escalates as needed different challenges and issues to TA Head / CRD / CCQM and or CTT(as appropriate).
  • Identifies and shares best practices across clinical trials, countries, clusters.
  • Responsible for collaboration with functional outsourcing vendors, investigators, other external partners in assigned studies.
  • Country POC for programmatically outsourced trials for assigned protocols.
  • As a customer-facing role, this position will build business relationships and represent sponsor with investigators.
  • Serves local business needs as applicable in his / her country (if delegated can sign contracts and manage budgets).
  • Supports local and regional strategy development consistent with long term corporate needs in conjunction with CRD, TAH and Regional Operations.
  • Collaborates internally with HQ functions, regional and local operations, EU Clinical Development, Pharmacovigilance, Global Medical Affairs to align on key issues / decisions across the trials.

Consult with GHH as needed.

What you need to have :

  • 5-6 years of experience in clinical research
  • At least 2 years of that in clinical trial management experience
  • CRA Experience preferred
  • Oncology experience highly preferred
  • Must be fully bilingual in English and French
  • Bachelor degree in Science (or comparable)

Preferred :

Advanced degree, (e.g., Master degree, MD, PhD)

CORE Competency Expectations :

Knowledge in Project Management and site management.

  • Strong organizational skills with demonstrated success required.
  • Requires ability to make decisions independently and oversee important activities relevant to clinical research activities according to predetermined global policies and commitments with the support, oversight and supervision of the TA Head or CRD
  • Requires strong understanding of local regulatory environment.
  • Strong scientific and clinical research knowledge is required.
  • Strong understanding of clinical trial planning, management and metrics is essential as well as the ability to focus on multiple deliverables and protocols simultaneously.
  • Experience functioning as a key link between Country Operations and Clinical Trial Teams
  • Communicates effectively and builds a collaboration spirit in a remote / virtual environment and across countries, cultures and functions.
  • Ability and skills to manage resource allocation, processes (and controls), productivity, quality and project delivery.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English and local language. The incumbent must be competent and effective in written and verbal communication.
  • Strategic thinking.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a remote and virtual environment.
  • Understand cultural diversity.
  • The position requires proven strong project management skills and / or project management certification or relevant training program / close mentoring.
  • To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the Canada, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

What ICON can offer you :

Our success depends on the quality of our people. That’s why we’ve made it a priority to build a diverse culture that rewards high performance and nurtures talent.

In addition to your competitive salary, ICON offers a range of additional benefits. Our benefits are designed to be competitive within each country and are focused on well-being and work life balance opportunities for you and your family.

Our benefits examples include :

  • Various annual leave entitlements
  • A range of health insurance offerings to suit you and your family’s needs
  • Competitive retirement planning offerings to maximise savings and plan with confidence for the years ahead
  • Global Employee Assistance Programme, TELUS Health, offering 24-hour access to a global network of over 80,000 independent specialised professionals who are there to support you and your family’s well-being
  • Life assurance
  • Flexible country-specific optional benefits, including childcare vouchers, bike purchase schemes, discounted gym memberships, subsidised travel passes, health assessments, among others

Visit our careers website to read more about the benefits of working at ICON : : / / / benefits

ICON, including subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know or submit a request here .

Interested in the role, but unsure if you meet all of the requirements? We would encourage you to apply regardless there’s every chance you’re exactly what we’re looking for here at ICON whether it is for this or other roles.


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